AutoCAD 2014-2017 ECW Hotfix

Oct 28, 2016 – Autodesk released a hotfix for AutoCAD 2014-2017 based products that fail to display ECW raster files

If ECW raster files fail to supply properly in AutoCAD or AutoCAD based products, you need this hotfix.

AutoCAD 2014-2017 ECW Hotfix

This hotfix is also referred to as the Autodesk AutoCAD 2014-2017 ECW Hotfix.

The hotfix effects all AutoCAD based products from release 2014-2017 in various service packs.

  • SP1 versions of Autodesk AutoCAD 2014, Autodesk AutoCAD LT® 2014,
    and Autodesk AutoCAD 2014-based vertical products
  • SP2 versions of Autodesk AutoCAD 2015, Autodesk AutoCAD LT 2015,
    and Autodesk AutoCAD 2015-based vertical products
  • SP1 versions of Autodesk AutoCAD 2016, Autodesk AutoCAD LT 2016,
    and Autodesk AutoCAD 2016-based vertical products
  • SP1 versions of Autodesk AutoCAD 2017, Autodesk AutoCAD LT 2017,
    and Autodesk AutoCAD 2017-based vertical products

The Hotfix can be downloaded here.

There are different 64-bit and 32-bit versions of this hotfix.

The supplied hotfix requires a manual version check and replacement of the specific AdImaging.dll files. You should replace the file only if the version is lower than the one listed below:

  • 2014 AdImaging.dll
  • 2015 AdImaging.dll
  • 2016 AdImaging.dll
  • 2017 AdImaging.dll

See the Readme for detailed instructions.